concept of a limited God a study in the philosophy of personalism by Rannie Belle Baker

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Published by Shenandoah publishing house, inc. in Washington, D.C, Strasburg, Va .

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  • God.

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Bibliography: p. [229]-234.

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Statementby Rannie Belle Baker.
LC ClassificationsB828.5 .B3
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Paginationxx, 234 p.
Number of Pages234
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Open LibraryOL6300772M
LC Control Number34002087

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